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Oakley and Burton have been my main sponsors since '87. I've been riding for both of them.
I came from a very poor family and my main dream in life was to break out of this poverty.
That's the main reason I gave up my career after John was born and I was pregnant with Andrew. I could not handle going away day after day. The thought of going away before they got up and coming back after they were in bed was intolerable.
I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species.
George C. Williams
An insuperable obstacle to rapid transit in Africa is the want of carriers, and as speed was the main object of the Expedition under my command, my duty was to lessen this difficulty as much as possible.
Henry Morton Stanley
I think the main thing we can do, whether you agree or not, I don't think that's the real issue, the real issue is this November and there's an election.
From a consideration of the immense volume of newly discovered facts in the field of physics, especially atomic physics, in recent years it might well appear to the layman that the main problems were already solved and that only more detailed work was necessary.
Victor Francis Hess
I will do everything by apply with all the legal and apply with the rule of law. And the main important thing that I have to be fairness to everyone, not just only one person.
The main thing I've learned is that we all have to learn to work with - and appreciate - the brain we've been given, and not waste time wishing things were easier.
Setting up a community and seeing what happens to it when the megalomaniacs get busy: that's my main preoccupation.
Louis de Bernieres
The main part of the house is a deep red and I have butterscotch carpet. And I have a bathroom with leopard skin floor, wallpaper and toilet.
There are all sorts of reasons why I don't do much work in the theatre, the main one being that after two performances I feel I've given all I can. I hate repetition, I really do. It's like asking a painter to paint he same picture every day of his life.
I've traveled with Jack Murtha to Iraq three times to learn more about the region, talk with our diplomats and military leaders, and meet with our troops. Those visits are the main reason that I opposed the War in Iraq since its inception.
John B. Larson
There are fully forty towers, which are lofty and well built, the largest of which has fifty steps leading to its main body, and is higher than the tower of the principal tower of the church at Seville.
In a film score, the last thing you want to do is take people out of the movie. The music is secondary. In opera, the music is the main event.
Some of us are like a shovel brigade that follow a parade down Main Street cleaning up.
Donald T. Regan
Got through it without fluffing, that's the main thing any actor can hope for.
I wanted to prove that I could do something, so I made a short film. That was in fact my main concern, to be able to show that I could do one.
I am my own main rival.
Well, I have a farm in Vermont that's my main residence, where I do lots of digging and mowing, and ride tractors - just so you don't get the wrong idea that I'm too girlie!
As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth, represent truth, or else it won't last.
Four years ago, I felt the importance of the Olympics and how it is different from other events. It's a completely different atmosphere. The main advice I can give my teammates is to try to enjoy the experience.
I didn't grow up a theatre kid, going to theatre camps. I played sports, and that was my main direction. But luckily, I never had to choose between sports and theatre.
The main thing I love about street photography is that you find the answers you don't see at the fashion shows. You find information for readers so they can visualize themselves.
I think it is necessary to sit down and work for years and years to get it right. I think that's the main thing, that's what the emphasis has got to be on: individual work.
I still play jazz, and I've always got that trumpet very handy, but I'm coming to feel the classical venues are where my main focus is, in the realm of symphonic pops.
The music is the main thing and it's just as easy to write acceptable words.
At that moment Mr. Clifford, quite unconscious that he and his most personal feelings and aspirations were subjects of discussion, was turning from the main road into the lower road.
Joseph C. Lincoln
I like a girl who laughs a lot. That's my main thing.
Under the process of ongoing globalization, advantages are, in the main, created for a minority of countries and development centres as well as powerful transnational companies.
Tran Duc Luong
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